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Case l:ll-cr-10260-NMG Document 33 Filed 02/01/12 Page 1 of 2 



UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 
DISTRICT OF MASSACHUSETTS 



UNITED STATES OF AMERICA 

v. ) Criminal No. 11-1 0260-NMG 

AARON SWARTZ, 

Defendant 

ASSENTED TO MOTION FOR MODIFICATION OF 
CONDITIONS OF PRETRIAL RELEASE 

Now comes the defendant Aaron Swartz who hereby requests that this Honorable Court 

modify his conditions of release. As reason therefore, defendant states: 

1 . That he was released on July 1 9, 20 1 1 on conditions memorialized in Chief Magistrate 
Judge Judith G. Dein's ORDER Setting Conditions of Release (Doc. 6) that included that 
he maintain his current residence in Cambridge, Massachusetts with travel restricted to 
the continental United States and that he report as directed by Pretrial Services; 

2. That he is currently reporting in person every other week to Pretrial Services; 

3. That he has fully complied with all the conditions of pretrial release through the current 
date; 

4. That he is currently employed by Avaaz Foundation in New York; 

5. That his employment requires that he relocate to a new address,! 

| Brooklyn, New YorkB I; 

6. That this change of residence will not interfere with his communications with counsel, 
their working together in meaningful pretrial preparation, or his counsel's ability in any 
way to prepare for trial; 



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7. That AUSA Stephen Heymann assents to the granting of this motion conditioned on the 
representations in paragraph 6, supra; 

8. That Pretrial Services Officer Gina Affsa informed counsel that she had no objection to 

the transfer and that pretrial supervision would be transferred to the Eastern District of 

New York if the Court allows the motion 

Respectfully submitted, 
Aaron Swartz, 
By His Attorney, 



/s/ Martin G. Weinberg 

Martin G. Weinberg, Esq. 
MARTIN G. WEINBERG, P.C. 
Mass. Bar No. 519480 
20 Park Plaza, Suite 1000 
Boston, MA 021 16 
Telephone: (617) 227-3700 
Facsimile: (617) 338-9538 
owlmgw@att.net 



Certificate of Service 

I, Martin G. Weinberg, hereby certify that on this date, February 1, 2012, a copy of the 
foregoing document has been served electronically via the CM/ECF system upon Assistant U.S. 
Attorneys Scott Garland and Stephen Heymann. 



Date: February 1, 2012 



/s/ Martin G. Weinberg 

Martin G. Weinberg, Esq.